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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Five destinations you should know more about

These countries might not be on traveller’s bucket lists – but according to the people that live there, they should be.<p>Whether it is the notion that Brits only drink tea or that all Argentineans dance tango, cultural stereotypes can overshadow a country’s true nuances.<p>For a more authentic take on …

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Everest's growing problem

Only 60 to 70% of attempts to climb Mt Everest are successful. Now, trash build-up on the trails is making routes even more dangerous.<p>Mt Everest stands 8,848m tall – and thanks to shifting tectonic plates that add a few millimetres a year, the world’s highest peak is getting even taller. But …

Best Places To Go Barefoot

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too.<p>As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few spots where shirts and shoes are definitely not required:<p><b>Anse Source d’Argent, Seychelles, Africa</b><p>With its ideal snorkling conditions and shallow waters, …

This stunning shot of the Milky Way taken on Pfeiffer Beach in California was one of our top travel photos from February. See the rest here: http://on.natgeo.com/1gY1mSA Photograph by Paul Weeks, National Geographic Your Shot

12 Amazing Glimpses Into The Private Lives Of New Yorkers

Brandon Stanton has been running his website Humans of New York since November 2010, resulting in a diverse community of millions who are intrigued …

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Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Behind the lens | photographer Todd Glaser shoots Pipeline

<i>Todd Glaser wanders the world with his camera one step at a time, and his travels take him to many remote locations — from Fiji to Tahiti, Puerto Rico to Mexico. Based in his hometown of San Diego, Calif., Todd works as a staff photographer for Surfer magazine and is trusted to capture some of the</i> …

Little Town of Champions

The village of Bekoji, in the highlands of Ethiopia, has produced long-distance runners who’ve won 16 Olympic medals in 20 years. What explains this remarkable success?<p>“Running is in my blood,” says Tolo Debele, feeding his 3-month-old boy Dawit in his gated compound in the Ethiopian capital of …

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

The Elegant Secrets Of Flying Snakes

Flying snakes are mysterious. How do they soar? Without wings or other helpful appendages, how do they glide from tree to tree?<p>A team of American scientists, including Lorena Barba of George Washington University and Jake Socha of Virginia Tech, has been studying the small flying snake – about a …

The Syrian refugee children of Zaatari camp – in pictures

This week, it will be three years since civil war broke out in Syria. To mark the event, Save the Children commissioned Giles Duley to photograph those Syrian children living in Zaatari (a refugee camp located in the north of Jordan) many of whom were born since the conflict started. Duley lost …

How I faced up to epilepsy

It was two years ago that Matt Thompson met Helen Stephens, a freelance model. His plan was to go to Epping Forest and take shots of her against autumn leaves. He is a professional photographer, and Helen still has a picture he took that day on her mobile. She looks beautiful but zapped: "I was …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

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Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o Is 'the Pride of Africa'

Celebrations were everywhere today in Kenya, after their own hometown girl, Lupita Nyong'o, took home the prize for Best Supporting Actress at the …

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

More youths crossing U.S.-Mexico border alone

Unaccompanied teens and even children, many from Central America, often cross into Texas illegally in search of safety.<p>February 21, 2014|By Molly Hennessy-Fiske<p>U.S. Border Patrol officers meet near a border fence and security tower… (John Moore / Getty Images )<p>HARLINGEN, Texas — They come from …

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

Reunited Korean families bid final farewell

The joy of being reunited for the first time in decades turned to grief for North and South Korean families as a rare cross-border visit ended, with participants unlikely to see their relatives again.<p>In perhaps the most traumatic moment of the emotionally-charged event on Saturday, 80 elderly South …

Genius UI: A Prismatic Nightlight That Seesaws On And Off

Nightlights don’t have to be glowing clown faces sticking out of a wall socket. They, too, can be well designed. Such is the case of the Prism Nightlight, a gorgeous seesaw of wood and glass that uses as its affordance a simple tilting motion to turn the light on and off.<p>A student at the Savannah …